Tampa Prosecution Clinic
5 Credit Hours
Christine Cerniglia, Assistant Professor, and
Director of Clinical and Experiential Education
Teresa Hall, Supervising Attorney - Conviction Review Unit,
13th Judicial Circuit
• 213 hours per semester;
• For scheduling purposes - Hillsborough County has a one-week/month trial calendar, and jury selection is on Mondays of those trial weeks (judges will conduct bench trials outside of this one week);
• Weekly classroom component which meets on Mondays from 5:30 p.m.-6:55 p.m. at the Tampa Campus Administrative Conf. Room
• Multiple reflective papers.
• Successful completion of four semesters and at least 48 credit hours;
• Be in good academic standing;
• Successful completion of Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Trial Advocacy, and Criminal Procedure (Criminal Procedure - Investigation/adjudication OR Florida Criminal Procedure OR Federal Criminal Procedure); and
• Must have received a Notice of Registrant Clearance from The Florida Board of Bar Examiners or expect to receive one at least eight weeks before participating in a clinic program.
• Submit a completed application by the appropriate deadline (for more information, visit the Clinics and Externships page.); and
• Timely submit additional documentation as required for this program. (Students are notified of additional requirements after applying and being provisionally placed in the program.)